a court having jurisdiction over termination of marital relations, as actions for divorce or annulment.
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How to use divorce court in a sentence
On my first day in divorce court the judge peered at me over her spectacles and strongly recommended I stop being so stubborn.
But this may be the nadir: Coleman on divorce court, leaving the resolution of his marital difficulties to Judge Lynn Toler.
But a funny thing happened on the way to divorce court: Love won over.
But he is about to face the biggest threat to his reputation and personal fortune: divorce court.
One relative goes clamorously into the divorce court while another wins celebration by the showy style of a bodice.The Onlooker, Volume 1, Part 2 | Various
To the Sicilian, for example, marital infidelity means the stiletto; to the American, the divorce court.Introduction to the Science of Sociology | Robert E. Park
It is the Kenmore pride, that is afraid of being dragged through the mire of the divorce court!Guy Kenmore's Wife and The Rose and the Lily | Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
If I were a lady married to the wrong man, I'd have the right one if I had to go through the divorce court for him.The Woman Thou Gavest Me | Hall Caine
Cigarettes, latch-keys, and a summary of divorce court proceedings will be kept on the premises.